The parson mug prize draw #6

Travelling is fun but can be exhausting. That‘s why the parson mug decided to spend a few days on the beach. more ...

A year in London. I am not just missing my sock

May I present Parsons Green in London? I think it's a perfect name for a London parson branch. That branch is not planned yet, but a bit of parson is actually in London at the moment. Me. more ...

Recommend+To? A Clear Recommendation

In technical documentation, we avoid recommendations. They rarely help the reader: The producer recommends ultra-light power cells. Why? What happens if I use others? more ...

iiRDS – How a Novice Sees the Information Delivery Standard

Lately, the newly developed tekom standard iiRDS has gained quite some attention. The next exciting step will be the release of version 1.0, which will be released soon. Requesting and delivering intelligent information as a standardized approach between individual enterprises is a pioneering step in the Internet of Things – but let’s rewind a little. more ...

Pets at the office. Part I: Molly

The atmosphere at our office is always good, but when Molly is there, it gets even better. Molly is good for us. more ...

The Hole has a Name

We have a winner.

From now on, The Hole is called Hamburg Dungeon. Thank you all for participating. Rest assured that we considered all of your suggestions in our not-so-objective voting. The first vote resulted in a 6:6 between Hamburg Dungeon and Red Dragon. A second ballot was needed to determine the winner.

Dungeon, Red Dragon? Yes, we have to make a confession: We love fantasy, some of us anyway: movies, books, TV shows. After work, we withdraw into another world, which so obviously contradicts the cold-hard-fact reality of technical documentation. We exchange the latest Doctor Who season for Outlander books. We discuss whether the Purple Wedding or the Red Wedding will send more Game of Throne fans into therapy, and we talk shop about how to best capture a dragon.

You might be interested which suggestion came third: Icelandic vulcanos. There are 130 of them. Who needs so many meeting rooms? But the suggestion coincides with the latest bunga-bunga of the Icelandic vulcano Bárðarbunga. Have you tried to pronounce Bárðarbunga? You can practice here:



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